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Médecins du Monde recruitment for a Grants Officer

Feb 13, 2019, 9:41 PM
Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. We are recruiting to to fill the position below:     Job Title: Grants Officer (M/F) Location: Maiduguri, Borno Description
  • Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you will be in charge of reporting and proposal writing, monitoring and evaluation technical support, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and partnership agreements.
More specifically, you will be responsible for: Donors Proposals and Reports Writing:
  • Support the coordination team in the writing of proposals and donor reports and help in the compilation and reviews of the different contributions
  • Provide timelines and ensure timely submission to HQ
  • Work in close collaboration with medical, logistics, HR and finance departments to ensure consistency among the different components of the proposals and reports
  • Act as a focal point for report related queries in collaboration with the Public and Institutional Funding Unit
  • Follow up on mission-level reporting and ensure that documents are submitted on time
  • Take the lead in the preparation of the monthly MdM situation report to HQ, by liaising with the different mission departments
  • Make sure that all indicators are acceptable and target realistic, in collaboration with program coordination and monitoring & evaluation supervisor
  • Be the focal point at mission level for HQ concerning donor compliance and guidelines and ensure adherence of the staff
Donor Engagement:
  • Maintain overview of all donor requirements, rules and regulations and ensure their good dissemination and ownership by the staff
  • Carry out regular donor mapping and identify new funding opportunities
  • Maintain a database of current and expected calls for proposals
  • On request of the general coordinator, approach relevant donors for potential funding, attend meetings with donors
  • Support the mission in the organization of external audit or evaluation
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) / Partnership Agreements:
  • Support the program coordinator in the writing of needed operational MOU or amendments
  • Take the lead in the preparation or review of MoU between MdM France and other MdM chapters
Conditions of Employment
  • Employee: Fixed-term contract
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Starting Date: February 2019
  • Gross monthly salary: 2500 Euros
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)
  • Punctual teleworking agreement (after 6 months)
  • Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
  • Single posting.
  • Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments - minimum of 6 months seniority required
  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
  • Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
  • Guesthouse housing
  • 22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
  • Master's Degree in the following or related field: Development, International Relations, Humanitarian Management
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience in writing proposals
  • Experience in humanitarian and development context highly appreciated
  • Capacity to work in insecure regions
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, team player and capacity to take initiatives to changing requirements
  • Languages: Fluent English
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
  • Experience in coordinating and preparing strong narrative and financial reports for a variety of donors
  • Experience in developing and working with project budgets
  • Understanding of donor compliance, especially for OFDA, GMOFA, ECHO
  • Excellent level of communication both written and oral
    How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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NGO / Humanitarian 
Borno State Maiduguri Medecins Du Monde